The legislation, called H.R. 1 to signify its importance, would make it easier to register and vote, tighten election security and require presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
House Democrats have laid out a blueprint for how they plan to govern as the majority and some of the ways they plan to take on the GOP-controlled Senate and President Donald Trump.
By Jessica Yarvin
WASHINGTON — The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key…
By Erica Werner, Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees. The justices said in a 5-4 vote that Americans have a…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The major campaign committees collected almost a half-billion dollars in 2013 — a year when just two states chose governors, two had special Senate elections and six House districts had unplanned races — and spent most of it.
The House on Thursday passed several measures aimed at curbing how lobbyists "bundle" campaign donations for lawmakers, among other activities. Two experts debate the proposed measures.
In two much-anticipated decisions, the Supreme Court struck down Vermont's stringent campaign finance limits while ruling that the Kansas Supreme Court had improperly ruled the state's death penalty law unconstitutional.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The legalities of political campaign fundraising will be examined during a one-day September session of the Supreme Court on Monday, when the court hears arguments challenging the constitutionality of recently passed campaign finance legislation.
After years of failed attempts to amend the nation's campaign finance rules, the Senate sent a sweeping reform bill to the president Wednesday.
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